Why Neglecting Math Can Be Hazardous To Your Life

Last year, more than 510,000 international students took part in survey focusing on mathematics. Of the 65 countries involved, the US ranked 36th — a poor result that points to the growing problem of innumeracy. » 4/30/14 11:00am 4/30/14 11:00am

Monkeys can count...but not on an empty stomach

Even though they're one of our more distantly related primate cousins, macaque monkeys keep revealing remarkably human-like abilities. First they displayed self-awareness, and now it turns out they can count...but only if they don't get to eat what they're counting. » 3/29/11 5:00pm 3/29/11 5:00pm